Zii Pulao

Zii Pulao

From   Firangi Tadka

Prep: 1 hour

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Rice

Type: Fusion

This pulao is bursting with flavour, it’s green and it’s nutritious too


  • Basmati rice, soaked for 1 hour 1 cup
  • Oil 1 tsp
  • Butter 2 tbsps
  • Spring onions, finely chopped ½ cup
  • Fresh parsley, finely chopped ½ cup
  • Fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped ½ cup
  • Fresh dill (suva / shepu), finely chopped 1 cup


  • Heat oil and butter in a non-stick pan. Drain rice and add to pan. Add salt and cook for 2-3 minutes on low heat.
  • Boil 1½ cups water in a separate non-stick pan and add to the rice, mix, cover and cook on low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Add spring onions, parsley, coriander leaves and dill and mix well. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer onto a serving platter and serve hot.